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Synonym of Convoluted

WordNet 2.0

1. rolled or coiled together; "a convoluted shell"
(similar) coiled
2. highly involved or intricate; "the Byzantine tax structure"; "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning"; "intricate needlework"; "an intricate labyrinth of refined phraseology"; "the plot was too involved"; "a knotty problem"; "got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering"; "Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott; "tortuous legal procedures"; "tortuous negotiations lasting for months"
(synonym) Byzantine, intricate, involved, knotty, labyrinthine, tangled, tortuous
(similar) complex


1. curl, wind, or twist together
(synonym) convolve
(hypernym) flex, bend, deform, twist, turn
(derivation) convolution
2. practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
(synonym) twist, twist around, pervert, sophisticate
(hypernym) denote, refer

1. rolled longitudinally upon itself; "a convolute petal"
(similar) coiled
(classification) botany, phytology

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